The Rip Van Wrinkler,
XXII, Issue 11, May 2018

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Sunshine. . .

AJ Grewe says it's all about the cake!

New Titles & Kudos:

Susan Marsicano's Liner was BOB, on Sunday, at COBRA NOTRA .DC Apu i Liner RN SC CA TKN FCh SGRC2 ORC JOR VB.

Jackie Dering's Luke got his TKN and TKI title! FoPaw’s Cool Hand Lukuru JC TKI.

PLUS!!! Harley got her TKN title!

The Stewart's Bolt achieved his ETD and TKP. GCH DC Meisterhaus Days of Thunder SC LCX TKP CGC THDN GEOD Td PD DSA ETD FCH MVB
He also got his Achiever Dog certificate.

Susan Marsicano's Fern got her MJC title. CH MACH Apu Painted Sand RA MXS2 MJC MXF T2B2 THD CL3 RS-N JV-E GV-N SC TKN FCh SGRC ORC SOR CGC TDIA VBE.

Karen Christensen's Rip became a BCOA PVB and he came in 2nd to his mom, Tutu at the COBRA NOTRA meet end of March.

Brenda Phillips- Makindu Family Brags since Feb:

"Zippie!" UKC CH AKC FC Makindu Sez You! RATN SC RN TDI started the 2018 Racing season with a bang: Best of Breed winning all 3 programs in LGRA putting her 1 point shy of her GRC, and in Oval came from behind in a lower stake to take 2nd place for her 3rd JOR leg and 8 total points toward her ORC. She may finish her ORC before her SOR!

PLUS - Nike got 89 of 100 in Rally Intermediate.

Karen Christensen's Tutu flew to win BOB at the COBRA NOTRA meet, and also got her BCOA PVB.

New Additions:

Lisa Osenni added Garpur to the family!

Andrea Stone's keepers are Phaser and Gage.

Chelsea James' Vianne had her first litter.

Feel Better to:

Our dear friend, Allison Vicuna, in a long battle with ovarian cancer, but now accepted into a trial. Yay for that !

Lisa Stewart, recovering from shoulder surgery.

Susan K-M - AKC Silver Breeder of Merit.

Andrea Stone's Turkish got his AKC FC! He is now known as ***Field Champion*** Saorsa FoPaw's Notorious RI SC CA TKP.

AND - Regan also earned the final leg of her Coursing Ability title, making her BIF GCHB DC FoPaw's Touch of Evil at Saorsa RA SC CA TKP MVB ATD.

Lisa Marshall's Brady got his Nosework 1 title.

Brady NW1 in March 18, 2018! This is the first level title for the National Association of Canine Scent Work (“NACSW”).

To earn this title the dog has to pass 4 searches at the same trial: interiors, exteriors, containers, and vehicles!

AND, super!, he also got his Rally Novice title.

Brady is now CH Ableaim Quarterback Sneak RN JC CGC TKD NW1.

Wendy Hodges' Jillian was High Scoring Hound in Obedience!

Paul Mount and Zuri at Westminster Master Agility trial, as seen in a NJ newspaper.

Susan Marsicano's Gilda got her CHIC certificate, for passing all the basenjii health criteria, plus her JOR racing title, plus 2 SOR legs, and 5 more ORC points, and now has 8 of the 12 points for her Oval Racing Championship. She moved up to BCOA Versatile Basenji Started 2. FC Apu Painter Song SC RN CA TKN JOR VBS2.

About CHIC.

Lisa Voss' Sparkle didn't earn any points this weekend since the vets didn't get a qualifying score but she ran beautifully and got BOB both days. She also has a very proud owner who joyously claimed her ribbons and toys.

Renee Meriaux - "Introducing PAX Oakley!!!!
She earned her 20th QQ yesterday even with me tripping in the standard ring while she was in a tunnel?, but I bounced right up and she kept on running!!! Today was just awful weather wise, hot and 30-40 MPH sustained winds!!! She had an off course in JWW but pulled it together for another Std Q!!

She now has 20 QQ and 627 points?

PS she is the third basenji to earn this title. "

In Memoriam:

See pages 3 and 4

(Affiliate Basenji Club of America, founded 1997)

President & BCOA Liaison...Susan Kamen Marsicano
Vice President...Lisa Osenni
Secretary....Debby Mayer
Treasurer… Karen Sahulka

Board of Directors
Karen P. Christensen, Lotte Hotaling, Natalie Culver, Suzanne Schulz, Tamara E. Allen, & Officers of the Club

BCOA Rescue Contacts: Mary Silva & Michelle Voyek

Rip Van Wrinkler® Editors:

Editor in Chief: Susan Kamen Marsicano

Peon Editor in Chief: Tamara E. Allen